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February 2024

Beata Cachovanova joins MAA

We are excited to welcome Beata Cachovanova to the MAA team. Joining us as an Architect, with experience across a range of projects from commercial, high-end residential to ecclesiastical, Beata brings a wealth of more...

February 2024

Beata Cachovanova joins MAA

We are excited to welcome Beata Cachovanova to the MAA team. Joining us as an Architect, with experience across a range of projects from commercial, high-end residential to ecclesiastical, Beata brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. more...

January 2024

Sheerness Dockyard Church Shortlisted for the MacEwen Awards 2024

From a longlist of 32, the panel of five judges whittled down the selection to a select shortlist of 13 projects, all of which contribute to an architecture for the common good. This year, the projects chosen were more...

January 2024

Sheerness Dockyard Church Shortlisted for the MacEwen Awards 2024

From a longlist of 32, the panel of five judges whittled down the selection to a select shortlist of 13 projects, all of which contribute to an architecture for the common good. This year, the projects chosen were split across six categories: workplace and social enterprise, heritage more...

January 2024

Planning Approval for the Newark Gatehouse Transformation Project

The Newark Gatehouse Transformation Project has taken a leap forward this week with planning permission being granted for Martin Ashley Architects’ proposed scheme. Our desire is for visitors to be able to look out more...

January 2024

Planning Approval for the Newark Gatehouse Transformation Project

The Newark Gatehouse Transformation Project has taken a leap forward this week with planning permission being granted for Martin Ashley Architects’ proposed scheme. Our desire is for visitors to be able to look out across Newark from the top of the restored Gatehouse; which will be filled with more...

December 2023

Merry Christmas from MAA

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas from the Team at MAA! Our thanks to Yvonne for organising us a wonderful Christmas party, and it was great to catch up with our retired colleague Eric Watts, whom we’ve more...

December 2023

Merry Christmas from MAA

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas from the Team at MAA! Our thanks to Yvonne for organising us a wonderful Christmas party, and it was great to catch up with our retired colleague Eric Watts, whom we’ve deeply missed having about the office. Here’s looking forward to 2024! more...

November 2023

Glow Wild on at Wakehurst, Kew

Beautiful projected light display on the banner at Wakehurst, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew as part of their ‘Glow Wild 2023‘ festival trail. more...

November 2023

Glow Wild on at Wakehurst, Kew

Beautiful projected light display on the banner at Wakehurst, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew as part of their ‘Glow Wild 2023‘ festival trail. more...

November 2023

Chapel Lighting

We have recently completed works at the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul at the Old Royal Naval College to improve the lighting. Working with CBG Light Perceptions, we’ve introduced new LEDs which are more...

November 2023

Chapel Lighting

We have recently completed works at the Chapel of St Peter and St Paul at the Old Royal Naval College to improve the lighting. Working with CBG Light Perceptions, we’ve introduced new LEDs which are environmentally friendly, emitting less heat for a longer-lasting performance, more...

November 2023

Sheerness Dockyard Church Wins Prestigious Award

We’re thrilled to share that the Sheerness Dockyard Church has won the Georgian Group’s Best Reuse of a Georgian Building 2023 award. Collaborating with exceptional partners—Hugh Broughton Architects as more...

November 2023

Sheerness Dockyard Church Wins Prestigious Award

We’re thrilled to share that the Sheerness Dockyard Church has won the Georgian Group’s Best Reuse of a Georgian Building 2023 award. Collaborating with exceptional partners—Hugh Broughton Architects as Design Architects and Lead Consultant, Hockley & Dawson as Engineers, and more...

October 2023

Discoveries at Burnham Abbey

Work is continuing on the Infirmary at Burnham Abbey. Built of clunch, with later Tudor brick alterations in the form of infills and fireplaces, the Infirmary is currently a ruin. The walls have been repaired in the past more...

October 2023

Discoveries at Burnham Abbey

Work is continuing on the Infirmary at Burnham Abbey. Built of clunch, with later Tudor brick alterations in the form of infills and fireplaces, the Infirmary is currently a ruin. The walls have been repaired in the past using modern hard, impervious cement mortars in an attempt to exclude more...

October 2023

MAA welcome Amy and Camila

We are pleased to welcome two newest members of the MAA team, Amy Turner and Camila Oliveira. With 6 years of experience in conservation, Amy is well-versed in adapting historic buildings and sensitive site more...

October 2023

MAA welcome Amy and Camila

We are pleased to welcome two newest members of the MAA team, Amy Turner and Camila Oliveira. With 6 years of experience in conservation, Amy is well-versed in adapting historic buildings and sensitive site interventions, working with clients such as the Royal Household and English Heritage. more...

September 2023

MAA Team Day Out

This week, the MAA team spent a day attending a course by Charles Brooking, an architectural historian and consultant specialising in period building details. In his teaching gallery, we were granted access to a more...

September 2023

MAA Team Day Out

This week, the MAA team spent a day attending a course by Charles Brooking, an architectural historian and consultant specialising in period building details. In his teaching gallery, we were granted access to a remarkable collection of salvaged architectural details. We delved deep into the more...

September 2023

Philip Wells joins MAA

MAA are very happy to welcome Philip Wells to the team! Philip joins us as a Senior Architect from Stanton Williams Architects where he has proven technical expertise in coordinating multiple design consultants and more...

September 2023

Philip Wells joins MAA

MAA are very happy to welcome Philip Wells to the team! Philip joins us as a Senior Architect from Stanton Williams Architects where he has proven technical expertise in coordinating multiple design consultants and specialist contractors. Phil’s passion for the physicality of buildings more...

August 2023

SPAB Working Party 2023: Boxley Abbey

Earlier this summer two members of our team, Ellen McBride and Zanna Krzyzanowska attended the SPAB Working Party in Boxley Abbey. Under the guidance of experts in their crafts, Ellen and Zanna had the opportunity to more...

August 2023

SPAB Working Party 2023: Boxley Abbey

Earlier this summer two members of our team, Ellen McBride and Zanna Krzyzanowska attended the SPAB Working Party in Boxley Abbey. Under the guidance of experts in their crafts, Ellen and Zanna had the opportunity to learn about and try their hand at various traditional building skills, from more...

July 2023

Building Study: Sheerness Dockyard Church

Click the link below to read Hugh Pearman’s insightful RIBA Journal article on Sheerness Dockyard Church. Architectural ghosts remain alongside modern interventions at a restored dockyard church turned community more...

July 2023

Building Study: Sheerness Dockyard Church

Click the link below to read Hugh Pearman’s insightful RIBA Journal article on Sheerness Dockyard Church. Architectural ghosts remain alongside modern interventions at a restored dockyard church turned community and business centre Hugh Pearman more...

July 2023

MAA office day out at Leith Hill Place

In this month’s excursion, the MAA office visited our project at Leith Hill Place. Despite threatening rain and a descending mist blocking the amazing view from one of the highest points in Surrey, we had an more...

July 2023

MAA office day out at Leith Hill Place

In this month’s excursion, the MAA office visited our project at Leith Hill Place. Despite threatening rain and a descending mist blocking the amazing view from one of the highest points in Surrey, we had an enjoyable time walking the scaffolding and learning about the history of this more...

July 2023

From Roofless Ruin to a Beautifully Restored Landmark

Sheerness Dockyard Church has been transformed in a £9.5m project by the Sheerness Dockyard Preservation Trust. The project lead by Hugh Broughton Architects, in collaboration with conservation specialists Martin Ashley more...

July 2023

From Roofless Ruin to a Beautifully Restored Landmark

Sheerness Dockyard Church has been transformed in a £9.5m project by the Sheerness Dockyard Preservation Trust. The project lead by Hugh Broughton Architects, in collaboration with conservation specialists Martin Ashley Architects, received funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, more...

June 2023

MAA office day out at Wakehurst

Last week, the whole team at Martin Ashley Architects enjoyed a day out together visiting our fantastic project at Wakehurst. We were treated to a tour of the scaffold, expertly led by Martin, James, and Ellen, who have more...

June 2023

MAA office day out at Wakehurst

Last week, the whole team at Martin Ashley Architects enjoyed a day out together visiting our fantastic project at Wakehurst. We were treated to a tour of the scaffold, expertly led by Martin, James, and Ellen, who have been hard at work on this project. They shared their knowledge on the more...

June 2023

The scaffold is up at Leith Hill Place

Last week members of the MAA team attended the first site progress meeting at Leith Hill Place, watching the scaffold go up. more...

June 2023

The scaffold is up at Leith Hill Place

Last week members of the MAA team attended the first site progress meeting at Leith Hill Place, watching the scaffold go up. more...

May 2023

Planet Wakehurst

The spectacular artwork, Planet Wakehurst, has been unveiled at RBG Wakehurst. The UK’s largest outdoor artwork wraps the scaffold around the Elizabethan Mansion while we carry out restoration works. Planet more...

May 2023

Planet Wakehurst

The spectacular artwork, Planet Wakehurst, has been unveiled at RBG Wakehurst. The UK’s largest outdoor artwork wraps the scaffold around the Elizabethan Mansion while we carry out restoration works. Planet Wakehurst is a photomontage by artist Catherine Nelson using photography of plants more...

May 2023

Kieran Kintrea becomes a Partner in MAA

We are delighted to announce that Kieran Kintrea has become a Partner of MAA in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Practice. Kieran joined MAA in 2016 from our client organisation at the Old Royal Naval more...

May 2023

Kieran Kintrea becomes a Partner in MAA

We are delighted to announce that Kieran Kintrea has become a Partner of MAA in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Practice. Kieran joined MAA in 2016 from our client organisation at the Old Royal Naval College Greenwich, and for 7 years has acted as lead consultant, project more...

May 2023

MAA welcome Giulia and James

We are pleased to welcome two new Associate Partners to MAA to join Martin & Kieran as part of our senior team. Giulia Baldin and James Campen both have over 10 years post qualification experience in Conservation more...

May 2023

MAA welcome Giulia and James

We are pleased to welcome two new Associate Partners to MAA to join Martin & Kieran as part of our senior team. Giulia Baldin and James Campen both have over 10 years post qualification experience in Conservation Architecture and James is AABC accredited. Giulia and James’ skills more...

April 2023

Join our team!

MAA are looking for an Experienced Part II Architectural Assistant or equivalent to join the team to assist our busy senior team of architects & surveyor. See Contact for details. It’s a great time to join us – more...

April 2023

Join our team!

MAA are looking for an Experienced Part II Architectural Assistant or equivalent to join the team to assist our busy senior team of architects & surveyor. See Contact for details. It’s a great time to join us – we’ve recently moved to our new small modern hub office, and are more...

March 2023

International Women’s Day 2023

On International Women’s Day 2023, we are pleased to share this photo of our team members; Ellen & Zanna, on site at Wakehurst. MAA are committed to supporting the training and development of our team, and we more...

March 2023

International Women’s Day 2023

On International Women’s Day 2023, we are pleased to share this photo of our team members; Ellen & Zanna, on site at Wakehurst. MAA are committed to supporting the training and development of our team, and we are delighted that Ellen has recently qualified as an architect and Zanna is more...

March 2023

Magnificent feat of scaffold engineering at Wakehurst

Erecting a temporary roof structure over the complex form of Wakehurst‘s Mansion House, requires a feat of scaffold engineering to span the distances and heights involved. The enclosed scaffold structure lets us more...

March 2023

Magnificent feat of scaffold engineering at Wakehurst

Erecting a temporary roof structure over the complex form of Wakehurst‘s Mansion House, requires a feat of scaffold engineering to span the distances and heights involved. The enclosed scaffold structure lets us access unique views of the building and gives us a close up look at the more...

February 2023

Well done to our new Architect Ellen McBride!

We are delighted to announce that Ellen McBride achieved Architects Registration Board Certification to Practice using the title ‘Architect’ after passing her Part III studies in January 2023. Ellen McBride, BA(Hons), more...

February 2023

Well done to our new Architect Ellen McBride!

We are delighted to announce that Ellen McBride achieved Architects Registration Board Certification to Practice using the title ‘Architect’ after passing her Part III studies in January 2023. Ellen McBride, BA(Hons), M(Arch), PGDip ARB/RIBA joined Martin Ashley Architects in Autumn 2019. MAA more...

February 2023

Construction nearing completion at Sheerness Dockyard Church

The Sheerness project celebrates the delicate cast iron structure and lofty, light filled volumes of the original church and has breathed life back into the Grade II* listed structure with the introduction of new spaces, more...

February 2023

Construction nearing completion at Sheerness Dockyard Church

The Sheerness project celebrates the delicate cast iron structure and lofty, light filled volumes of the original church and has breathed life back into the Grade II* listed structure with the introduction of new spaces, which are welcoming, friendly and inclusive. Conservation of the external more...

February 2023

Scaffolding goes up at Wakehurst

Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, was built by Sir Edward Culpeper in 1590, and restored by Sir Aston Webb in 1890. The Sussex sandstone and Horsham stone slate roof of Wakehurst Place locates the building in a very small more...

February 2023

Scaffolding goes up at Wakehurst

Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, was built by Sir Edward Culpeper in 1590, and restored by Sir Aston Webb in 1890. The Sussex sandstone and Horsham stone slate roof of Wakehurst Place locates the building in a very small geographical context. The combination of highly elaborate formal architecture more...

November 2022

Clifford’s Tower re-opening; our highlight of 2022

The end of the October half term holiday also sees the end of the main tourism season in the UK, and with it an opportunity to look back at one of our highlights of 2022 – the re-opening of Clifford’s Tower in York as more...

November 2022

Clifford’s Tower re-opening; our highlight of 2022

The end of the October half term holiday also sees the end of the main tourism season in the UK, and with it an opportunity to look back at one of our highlights of 2022 – the re-opening of Clifford’s Tower in York as one of the country’s outstanding visitor attractions. Read about the project more...

October 2022

Congrats to 2022 Murdoch Award Winners

Congratulations to P Webb Roofing and Building Services Ltd for becoming 2022 Winners of the Murdoch Award for their magnificent work on the Waterloo Chamber Roof at Windsor Castle! From left to right in the photo are more...

October 2022

Congrats to 2022 Murdoch Award Winners

Congratulations to P Webb Roofing and Building Services Ltd for becoming 2022 Winners of the Murdoch Award for their magnificent work on the Waterloo Chamber Roof at Windsor Castle! From left to right in the photo are Danny Corkill, Simon Webb, Lewis Corkill. more...

September 2022

MAA surveys begin on site at Leith Hill Place

The south elevation of Leith Hill Place Mansion was clad in a thin layer of Portland stone as part of its 18th Century transformation into a Palladian building. Beneath this cladding is a mixture of Bargate Stone (to more...

September 2022

MAA surveys begin on site at Leith Hill Place

The south elevation of Leith Hill Place Mansion was clad in a thin layer of Portland stone as part of its 18th Century transformation into a Palladian building. Beneath this cladding is a mixture of Bargate Stone (to first and second floor) and brickwork (to the raised pavilion elevations and more...

August 2022

Progress at Sheerness Dockyard Church

Progress at Sheerness with the installation of the underfloor heating and the polished concrete floor set to be poured next week. more...

August 2022

Progress at Sheerness Dockyard Church

Progress at Sheerness with the installation of the underfloor heating and the polished concrete floor set to be poured next week. more...

August 2022

Nea Paphos Design Competition Success with HBA

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and the Department of Antiquities of Cyprus (DoA) have named Hugh Broughton Architects the winner of an international competition to design protective shelter prototypes at the more...

August 2022

Nea Paphos Design Competition Success with HBA

The Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) and the Department of Antiquities of Cyprus (DoA) have named Hugh Broughton Architects the winner of an international competition to design protective shelter prototypes at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Nea Paphos in Cyprus. In 2019, the GCI and DoA more...

July 2022

York Design Awards 2022: winners are revealed

Clifford’s Tower wins ‘The Press People’s Choice Award voted for by readers of The Press, the Young People’s Award voted for by those under 18 and the Conservation/Restoration Award at the 2022 more...

July 2022

York Design Awards 2022: winners are revealed

Clifford’s Tower wins ‘The Press People’s Choice Award voted for by readers of The Press, the Young People’s Award voted for by those under 18 and the Conservation/Restoration Award at the 2022 York Design Awards! more...

April 2022

Clifford’s Tower Completion

Our work alongside Hugh Broughton Architects to safeguard the future of Clifford’s Tower in York has completed, with the transformed Clifford’s Tower opened to the public on 2 April 2022. The project, which was more...

April 2022

Clifford’s Tower Completion

Our work alongside Hugh Broughton Architects to safeguard the future of Clifford’s Tower in York has completed, with the transformed Clifford’s Tower opened to the public on 2 April 2022. The project, which was undertaken for English Heritage, includes vital conservation works as well as more...

February 2021

Clifford’s Tower Revealed

An insightful explanation of our exciting works to Clifford’s Tower in York. The video was prepared by English Heritage and one of the speakers is our Principal, Martin Ashley. Works started on site in November 2020. more...

February 2021

Clifford’s Tower Revealed

An insightful explanation of our exciting works to Clifford’s Tower in York. The video was prepared by English Heritage and one of the speakers is our Principal, Martin Ashley. Works started on site in November 2020. more...

November 2020

Start on site for Sheerness Dockyard Church

Extremely excited to be part of the team to bring back to life Sheerness Dockyard Church. The start on site has been announced last week and we are already making progress with Coniston and PAYE with the preparation of more...

November 2020

Start on site for Sheerness Dockyard Church

Extremely excited to be part of the team to bring back to life Sheerness Dockyard Church. The start on site has been announced last week and we are already making progress with Coniston and PAYE with the preparation of the samples for the repairs. more...

May 2020

Interview with Helen Rosslyn from Tatler on the Painted Hall

Thinking back to recent highlights we are still delighted to have been interviewed by Helen Rosslyn, Tatler’s Art Editor, regarding the conservation to the ceiling of the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College. more...

May 2020

Interview with Helen Rosslyn from Tatler on the Painted Hall

Thinking back to recent highlights we are still delighted to have been interviewed by Helen Rosslyn, Tatler’s Art Editor, regarding the conservation to the ceiling of the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College. Follow the link below for the full interview: more...

May 2020

Kieran Kintrea and Francesca Basso are now Associate Partners of MAA

We are delighted to announce that Kieran Kintrea and Francesca Basso have become Associate Partners of Martin Ashley Architects in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the Firm. Kieran and Francesca’s skills more...

May 2020

Kieran Kintrea and Francesca Basso are now Associate Partners of MAA

We are delighted to announce that Kieran Kintrea and Francesca Basso have become Associate Partners of Martin Ashley Architects in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the Firm. Kieran and Francesca’s skills greatly strengthen the senior team at a time when we are shaping the more...

May 2020

Webinar for the Royal Over-Seas League

We are delighted of having been invited to present the result of our condition survey and historical research on the Over-Seas House to the Members of the Club. In exploring the Clubhouse’s history and conditions we are more...

May 2020

Webinar for the Royal Over-Seas League

We are delighted of having been invited to present the result of our condition survey and historical research on the Over-Seas House to the Members of the Club. In exploring the Clubhouse’s history and conditions we are helping ROSL and its Members to take challenging decisions for the future more...

March 2020

The Painted Hall won three awards at the 2020 Civic Trust Awards – the only project in the history of this prestigious awards programme to have ever done so

As well as a Civic Trust National Award, The Painted Hall was received a Civic Trust Highly Commended Award in the Civic Trust AABC Conservation category, in recognition of its status as a project that demonstrates the more...

March 2020

The Painted Hall won three awards at the 2020 Civic Trust Awards – the only project in the history of this prestigious awards programme to have ever done so

As well as a Civic Trust National Award, The Painted Hall was received a Civic Trust Highly Commended Award in the Civic Trust AABC Conservation category, in recognition of its status as a project that demonstrates the highest standards in historic building conservation and makes a significant more...

November 2019

Progress made at Clifford’s Tower

Our investigation works for English Heritage are in progress and moving forward at Clifford’s Tower, a historically significant landmark overlooking Old York. During this important process we have been lucky enough more...

November 2019

Progress made at Clifford’s Tower

Our investigation works for English Heritage are in progress and moving forward at Clifford’s Tower, a historically significant landmark overlooking Old York. During this important process we have been lucky enough to bring visitors closer to our work through public tours on the scaffold. more...

October 2019

The Painted Hall has won Restoration of a Public Building at the Georgian Group Architectural Awards

Our work alongside Hugh Broughton Architects on The Painted Hall has won Restoration of a Public Building at the Georgian Group Architectural Awards 2019. The Georgian Group is an English and Welsh conservation more...

October 2019

The Painted Hall has won Restoration of a Public Building at the Georgian Group Architectural Awards

Our work alongside Hugh Broughton Architects on The Painted Hall has won Restoration of a Public Building at the Georgian Group Architectural Awards 2019. The Georgian Group is an English and Welsh conservation organisation created to celebrate and campaign for the preservation of historic more...

September 2019

Work begins at Clifford’s Tower

This week, we started carrying out inspections at Clifford’s Tower in collaboration with Ramboll, RNJ, and Simpson for English Heritage. The tower will remain in operation and open to the public as usual, more...

September 2019

Work begins at Clifford’s Tower

This week, we started carrying out inspections at Clifford’s Tower in collaboration with Ramboll, RNJ, and Simpson for English Heritage. The tower will remain in operation and open to the public as usual, giving visitors the amazing opportunity to witness the ‘Conservation in more...

June 2019

The Painted Hall has won an RIBA National Award 2019

We are very happy to announce our work at The Painted Hall, Greenwich has won a 2019 RIBA National Award. The Painted Hall has been referred to as the ‘Sistine Chapel of the UK’ – its vast decorated interior, extending more...

June 2019

The Painted Hall has won an RIBA National Award 2019

We are very happy to announce our work at The Painted Hall, Greenwich has won a 2019 RIBA National Award. The Painted Hall has been referred to as the ‘Sistine Chapel of the UK’ – its vast decorated interior, extending to 4,000 square metres, is the masterpiece of English baroque art. The more...

May 2019

Sheerness Dockyard Church gets green light

The future of Sheerness Dockyard Church has been secured following the award of £4.2m from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, and the achievement of planning approval and Listed Building Consent from Swale Borough more...

May 2019

Sheerness Dockyard Church gets green light

The future of Sheerness Dockyard Church has been secured following the award of £4.2m from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, and the achievement of planning approval and Listed Building Consent from Swale Borough Council for an architectural scheme to restore and transform the derelict more...

March 2019

The Painted Hall reopens its doors

The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich has reopened after a two-year National Lottery Funded conservation project which has brought its magnificent painted interior vividly back to life. As Surveyor more...

March 2019

The Painted Hall reopens its doors

The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich has reopened after a two-year National Lottery Funded conservation project which has brought its magnificent painted interior vividly back to life. As Surveyor of the Fabric, Martin Ashley Architects has supported Hugh Broughton more...

January 2019

The Painted Hall, Greenwich to reopen in March 2019 after two-year conservation project

The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich will reopen on 23 March 2019 after a two‑year National Lottery Funded conservation project which has brought its magnificent painted interior vividly back to more...

January 2019

The Painted Hall, Greenwich to reopen in March 2019 after two-year conservation project

The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich will reopen on 23 March 2019 after a two‑year National Lottery Funded conservation project which has brought its magnificent painted interior vividly back to life. As Surveyor of the Fabric to the Greenwich Foundation, Martin Ashley and more...

December 2018

Eton College: success at the 2018 Stone Federation Natural Stone Awards

Our work on the historic School Yard paving scheme at Eton College has been named as winner in the landscaping category at the Stone Federation’s Natural Stone Awards 2018.The Stone Federation celebrates the more...

December 2018

Eton College: success at the 2018 Stone Federation Natural Stone Awards

Our work on the historic School Yard paving scheme at Eton College has been named as winner in the landscaping category at the Stone Federation’s Natural Stone Awards 2018.The Stone Federation celebrates the excellence of design in natural stone projects from across the industry. more...

October 2018

Remedial works to start on the Battle of Britain Bunker in Uxbridge

The building is Grade 1 Listed due to its vital role during the Battle of Britain for which it was planned and constructed in advance of WWII as the No.11 Group Operations Room where information was received and more...

October 2018

Remedial works to start on the Battle of Britain Bunker in Uxbridge

The building is Grade 1 Listed due to its vital role during the Battle of Britain for which it was planned and constructed in advance of WWII as the No.11 Group Operations Room where information was received and displayed in the Plotting Room and disseminated to active squadrons.   This allowed more...

September 2018

Martin Ashley to speak at Columbia University

This October Martin Ashley will be speaking at Columbia University’s prestigious Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation in New York. Centering around a philosophical approach to building more...

September 2018

Martin Ashley to speak at Columbia University

This October Martin Ashley will be speaking at Columbia University’s prestigious Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation in New York. Centering around a philosophical approach to building conservation in Britain, Martin’s lecture will look at cycles of preservation and change more...

September 2018

A milestone at The Painted Hall as conserved paintings are revealed

Work continues on a transformational Heritage Lottery funded makeover of The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College. As Surveyor of the Fabric to the Greenwich Foundation, Martin Ashley is helping oversee a landmark more...

September 2018

A milestone at The Painted Hall as conserved paintings are revealed

Work continues on a transformational Heritage Lottery funded makeover of The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College. As Surveyor of the Fabric to the Greenwich Foundation, Martin Ashley is helping oversee a landmark project which sees the conservation of James Thornhill’s astonishing more...

August 2018

Eton College School Yard is Regional Finalist at the 2018 Civic Trust Awards

We are pleased to announce that our work at Eton College has been listed as a Regional Finalist at the 2018 Civic Trust Awards. The historic School Yard enclosed by 15th and 17th century buildings is of outstanding more...

August 2018

Eton College School Yard is Regional Finalist at the 2018 Civic Trust Awards

We are pleased to announce that our work at Eton College has been listed as a Regional Finalist at the 2018 Civic Trust Awards. The historic School Yard enclosed by 15th and 17th century buildings is of outstanding national importance, and was restored by Martin Ashley Architects in partnership more...

May 2018

Newark Castle; new major interpretation to go underway

Martin Ashley Architects have been appointed for a major new conservation and interpretation project for the great Norman Gatehouse at Newark Castle in Nottinghamshire, known as where the controversial monarch King John more...

May 2018

Newark Castle; new major interpretation to go underway

Martin Ashley Architects have been appointed for a major new conservation and interpretation project for the great Norman Gatehouse at Newark Castle in Nottinghamshire, known as where the controversial monarch King John died in 1216. This outstanding Scheduled Ancient Monument and Grade I more...

May 2017

Battle Abbey has been shortlisted at the 2017 RICS Awards, in two categories, Tourism and Leisure and Building Conservation

We are excited to announce that our work at Battle Abbey has been shortlisted and recognised at the 2017 RICS Awards. more...

May 2017

Battle Abbey has been shortlisted at the 2017 RICS Awards, in two categories, Tourism and Leisure and Building Conservation

We are excited to announce that our work at Battle Abbey has been shortlisted and recognised at the 2017 RICS Awards. more...

April 2017

Hampton Court Palace has been shortlisted for Channel 4, Great British Buildings

We are excited to announce that Hampton Court Palace has been shortlisted for Channel 4, Great British Buildings. more...

April 2017

Hampton Court Palace has been shortlisted for Channel 4, Great British Buildings

We are excited to announce that Hampton Court Palace has been shortlisted for Channel 4, Great British Buildings. more...

March 2017

2017 Civic Trust Awards, commendation for Hampton Court Base Court

Honoured to receive a commendation at the 2017 @CTAwards for our Hampton Court Base Court project. more...

March 2017

2017 Civic Trust Awards, commendation for Hampton Court Base Court

Honoured to receive a commendation at the 2017 @CTAwards for our Hampton Court Base Court project. more...

December 2016

Hampton Base Court has been selected as a National Winner in the 2017 Civic Trust AABC Conservation Awards

The Civic Trust AABC Conservation Award is made to a project which demonstrates the highest standards of historic building conservation. The care, conservation and adaptive re-use of historic buildings call for a variety more...

December 2016

Hampton Base Court has been selected as a National Winner in the 2017 Civic Trust AABC Conservation Awards

The Civic Trust AABC Conservation Award is made to a project which demonstrates the highest standards of historic building conservation. The care, conservation and adaptive re-use of historic buildings call for a variety of skills. Base Court is one of forty two applicants now in the running to more...

December 2016

St Georges Chapel, Commendation in Craftsmanship at the 2016 Stone Federation Natural Stone Awards.

St Georges Chapel was awarded a commendation in craftsmanship at The Natural Stone Awards 2016. The Natural Stone Awards is a biennial event set up by Stone Federation and has established itself as the most prestigious more...

December 2016

St Georges Chapel, Commendation in Craftsmanship at the 2016 Stone Federation Natural Stone Awards.

St Georges Chapel was awarded a commendation in craftsmanship at The Natural Stone Awards 2016. The Natural Stone Awards is a biennial event set up by Stone Federation and has established itself as the most prestigious event in the natural stone calendar. The Awards celebrate and recognise the more...

May 2016

Hampton Court Palace Base Court is RICS Project of the Year

The conservation of Base Court at Hampton Court Palace has been named Project of the Year at the 2016 RICS London Awards. We are privileged to have worked with Historic Royal Palaces on this exceptional project. more...

May 2016

Hampton Court Palace Base Court is RICS Project of the Year

The conservation of Base Court at Hampton Court Palace has been named Project of the Year at the 2016 RICS London Awards. We are privileged to have worked with Historic Royal Palaces on this exceptional project. more...

January 2016

Design unveiled for Clifford’s Tower, York

English Heritage will unveil new designs for the conservation and redevelopment of Clifford’s Tower in York as part of a public consultation on 21 January 2016. The proposed scheme is designed by Hugh Broughton more...

January 2016

Design unveiled for Clifford’s Tower, York

English Heritage will unveil new designs for the conservation and redevelopment of Clifford’s Tower in York as part of a public consultation on 21 January 2016. The proposed scheme is designed by Hugh Broughton Architects working with conservation specialists Martin Ashley Architects, who were more...

December 2015

Hampton Court featured in RICS Building Surveying Journal

Andrew Harris, Associate at Martin Ashley Architects, is the author of a feature article in the latest RICS Building Surveying Journal on the comprehensive programme of building conservation and repair at Hampton Court more...

December 2015

Hampton Court featured in RICS Building Surveying Journal

Andrew Harris, Associate at Martin Ashley Architects, is the author of a feature article in the latest RICS Building Surveying Journal on the comprehensive programme of building conservation and repair at Hampton Court Palace. This is the first in a series of articles by Andrew which will more...

December 2015

Norwich Castle

Martin Ashley Architects, in collaboration with Hudson Architects, has completed a feasibility study to present options on the redevelopment of Norwich Castle. The imposing Keep at Norwich Castle was built around the more...

December 2015

Norwich Castle

Martin Ashley Architects, in collaboration with Hudson Architects, has completed a feasibility study to present options on the redevelopment of Norwich Castle. The imposing Keep at Norwich Castle was built around the turn of the 12th century. Following centuries of use as a royal palace, the more...

December 2015

Imaginative Sculpture at St Georges makes Civic Trust Awards Regional Finals

The Civic Trust has announced that the Imaginative Sculpture project at St George’s Chapel – by Martin Ashley Architects in partnership with the City and Guilds of London Art School – has been named as a Regional more...

December 2015

Imaginative Sculpture at St Georges makes Civic Trust Awards Regional Finals

The Civic Trust has announced that the Imaginative Sculpture project at St George’s Chapel – by Martin Ashley Architects in partnership with the City and Guilds of London Art School – has been named as a Regional Finalist in the 2016 Civic Trust Awards, in the AABC Conservation Awards category. more...

December 2015

Imaginative Sculpture at St George’s Chapel recognized by Blueprint Awards 2015

The Imaginative Sculpture project at St George’s Chapel received the Highly Commended award in the Best Design Innovation Project or Product at the 2015 Blueprint Awards. The annual awards are organised by Blueprint more...

December 2015

Imaginative Sculpture at St George’s Chapel recognized by Blueprint Awards 2015

The Imaginative Sculpture project at St George’s Chapel received the Highly Commended award in the Best Design Innovation Project or Product at the 2015 Blueprint Awards. The annual awards are organised by Blueprint magazine to recognise the best in international architecture and design. For more...

December 2015

SPAB Magazine features St George’s Chapel

The Autumn 2015 issue of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings magazine featured the creation of a series of new grotesque sculptures at St George’s Chapel, which has been overseen by Martin Ashley as more...

December 2015

SPAB Magazine features St George’s Chapel

The Autumn 2015 issue of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings magazine featured the creation of a series of new grotesque sculptures at St George’s Chapel, which has been overseen by Martin Ashley as Surveyor of the Fabric. This is an outstanding showcase of contemporary stone more...

December 2015

New Understanding at Hampton Court Palace – ASCHB Transactions

The 2014 volume of Transactions of ASCHB (the Assocation for Studies in the Conservation of Historic Buildings) features a learned article by Andrew Harris (Associate, Martin Ashley Architects) on new knowledge revealed more...

December 2015

New Understanding at Hampton Court Palace – ASCHB Transactions

The 2014 volume of Transactions of ASCHB (the Assocation for Studies in the Conservation of Historic Buildings) features a learned article by Andrew Harris (Associate, Martin Ashley Architects) on new knowledge revealed as part of his ongoing building conservation and repair work at Hampton more...

November 2014

Country Life magazine

‘Holiday majesty, The Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, Surrey’, November 2014 An article on the architecture and history of the Chapel Royal and its continued importance. Download a pdf copy of the more...

November 2014

Country Life magazine

‘Holiday majesty, The Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace, Surrey’, November 2014 An article on the architecture and history of the Chapel Royal and its continued importance. Download a pdf copy of the article.   more...

June 2014

Feature article in ICON News magazine

Andrew Harris and Martin Ashley gave their views on working with professional conservators, with examples from The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, Canon’s Cloister at St George’s Chapel, Windsor more...

    Kew Royal Kitchens

June 2014

Feature article in ICON News magazine

Andrew Harris and Martin Ashley gave their views on working with professional conservators, with examples from The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, Canon’s Cloister at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, Hampton Court Palace and the Royal Kitchens at Kew Palace. Download more...

    Kew Royal Kitchens

December 2013

Canons’ Cloister features in RICS Building Conservation Journal

An article on the refurbishment of Canons’ Cloister, Windsor Castle, is featured in the December 2013 / January 2014 issue of RICS Building Conservation Journal. To read the article you can download a pdf.   more...

    The Canons' Cloister

December 2013

Canons’ Cloister features in RICS Building Conservation Journal

An article on the refurbishment of Canons’ Cloister, Windsor Castle, is featured in the December 2013 / January 2014 issue of RICS Building Conservation Journal. To read the article you can download a pdf.   more...

    The Canons' Cloister

May 2013

The Canons’ Cloister wins RICS Award

The conservation, renovation and modernisation of the Canons' Cloister at St George’s Chapel has been named as Building Conservation Project of the Year at the 2013 RICS East Awards. more...

May 2013

The Canons’ Cloister wins RICS Award

The conservation, renovation and modernisation of the Canons' Cloister at St George’s Chapel has been named as Building Conservation Project of the Year at the 2013 RICS East Awards. more...